August 2023 Events - SantaFe.com

August 2023 Events

Tuesday, August 1

8 p.m.
Tosca
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season opens with one of opera’s greatest works, Puccini’s timeless tale of torture, murder and suicide, about a tenacious diva who is thrust into an no-win situation after her lover assists the escape of a political prisoner.
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Wednesday, August 2

8 p.m.
Orfeo
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Claudio Monteverdi’s retelling of the Orpheus myth, about a bereaved musician who undertakes a perilous journey to the underworld and back again, in order to resurrect his lost love.
Visit the website

Thursday, August 3

8 p.m.
Pelléas et Mélisande
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Debussy’s symbolist masterpiece about a love triangle of royal proportions, when two grandsons of the King fall in love with the same woman, the mysterious Mélisande.
Visit the website

Friday, August 4

8 p.m.
Rusalka
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Antonín Dvorák’s familiar tale about a young water nymph who falls in love with a prince, and risks everything by taking a witch’s potion that renders her human, but takes away her voice.
Visit the website

Saturday, August 5

8 p.m.
The Flying Dutchman
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Wagner’s dark, turbulent, and heroic tale of an ill-fated sea captain who receives a chance at redemption every seven years, if he can find a woman pure of heart to marry him.
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August 5 & 6

12 – 6 p.m.
5th Annual Santa Fe Beer & Food Festival
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Come out and try local, regional and national beers, paired with delicious food from all over New Mexico, along with live music and the Best Beer Contest.
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Monday, August 7

8 p.m.
Tosca
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season opens with one of opera’s greatest works, Puccini’s timeless tale of torture, murder and suicide, about a tenacious diva who is thrust into an no-win situation after her lover assists the escape of a political prisoner.
Visit the website

Tuesday, August 8

8 p.m.
Rusalka
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Antonín Dvorák’s familiar tale about a young water nymph who falls in love with a prince, and risks everything by taking a witch’s potion that renders her human, but takes away her voice.
Visit the website

Wednesday, August 9

8 p.m.
Pelléas et Mélisande
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Debussy’s symbolist masterpiece about a love triangle of royal proportions, when two grandsons of the King fall in love with the same woman, the mysterious Mélisande.
Visit the website

Thursday, August 10

8 p.m.
The Flying Dutchman
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Wagner’s dark, turbulent, and heroic tale of an ill-fated sea captain who receives a chance at redemption every seven years, if he can find a woman pure of heart to marry him.
Visit the website

Friday, August 11

8 p.m.
Orfeo
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Claudio Monteverdi’s retelling of the Orpheus myth, about a bereaved musician who undertakes a perilous journey to the underworld and back again, in order to resurrect his lost love.
Visit the website

Saturday, August 12

8 p.m.
Tosca
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season opens with one of opera’s greatest works, Puccini’s timeless tale of torture, murder and suicide, about a tenacious diva who is thrust into an no-win situation after her lover assists the escape of a political prisoner.
Visit the website

Sunday, August 13

8 p.m.
Apprentice Scenes
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season concludes with the opera’s singing and technical apprentices taking the mainstage spotlight for a unique evening of staged scenes featuring a virtual sampler of operatic styles.
Visit the website

Tuesday, August 15

8 p.m.
The Flying Dutchman
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Wagner’s dark, turbulent, and heroic tale of an ill-fated sea captain who receives a chance at redemption every seven years, if he can find a woman pure of heart to marry him.
Visit the website

Wednesday, August 16

8 p.m.
Orfeo
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Claudio Monteverdi’s retelling of the Orpheus myth, about a bereaved musician who undertakes a perilous journey to the underworld and back again, in order to resurrect his lost love.
Visit the website

Thursday, August 17

8 p.m.
Rusalka
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Antonín Dvorák’s familiar tale about a young water nymph who falls in love with a prince, and risks everything by taking a witch’s potion that renders her human, but takes away her voice.
Visit the website

Friday, August 18

8 p.m.
Pelléas et Mélisande
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Debussy’s symbolist masterpiece about a love triangle of royal proportions, when two grandsons of the King fall in love with the same woman, the mysterious Mélisande.
Visit the website

Saturday, August 19

8 p.m.
Tosca
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season opens with one of opera’s greatest works, Puccini’s timeless tale of torture, murder and suicide, about a tenacious diva who is thrust into an no-win situation after her lover assists the escape of a political prisoner.
Visit the website

August 19 – 20

Visitors at the Indian Market in Santa Fe.

6 p.m.
Santa Fe Indian Market
Santa Fe Plaza
The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) hosts North America’s largest and most important juried exhibition of Indigenous art, drawing thousands of collectors from all over the world to stroll the booths, speak with the artists, and purchase something special.
Visit the website

Sunday, August 20

8 p.m.
Apprentice Scenes
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season concludes with the opera’s singing and technical apprentices taking the mainstage spotlight for a unique evening of staged scenes featuring a virtual sampler of operatic styles.
Visit the website

Tuesday, August 22

8 p.m.
Rusalka
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Antonín Dvorák’s familiar tale about a young water nymph who falls in love with a prince, and risks everything by taking a witch’s potion that renders her human, but takes away her voice.
Visit the website

Wednesday, August 23

8 p.m.
Tosca
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season opens with one of opera’s greatest works, Puccini’s timeless tale of torture, murder and suicide, about a tenacious diva who is thrust into an no-win situation after her lover assists the escape of a political prisoner.
Visit the website

Thursday, August 24

8 p.m.
Orfeo
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Claudio Monteverdi’s retelling of the Orpheus myth, about a bereaved musician who undertakes a perilous journey to the underworld and back again, in order to resurrect his lost love.
Visit the website

August 24 – September 10

7:30 p.m.
Santa Fe Fiesta Melodrama
Santa Fe Playhouse
Politicians, public-school policy, police, the press, and everything else that makes Santa Fe so “different,” are all fair game, in this farcical, 101-year-old theatrical roasting tradition, written by anonymous locals.
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Friday, August 25

8 p.m.
The Flying Dutchman
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season continues with Wagner’s dark, turbulent, and heroic tale of an ill-fated sea captain who receives a chance at redemption every seven years, if he can find a woman pure of heart to marry him.
Visit the website

Saturday, August 26

8 p.m.
Tosca
Santa Fe Opera
The Santa Fe Opera’s 66th season opens with one of opera’s greatest works, Puccini’s timeless tale of torture, murder and suicide, about a tenacious diva who is thrust into an no-win situation after her lover assists the escape of a political prisoner.
Visit the website

Please be aware that proof of vaccination or negative test may be required for entrance to many of these events. Check with the venue if you are uncertain.

Last Friday Art Walk
Santa Fe Railyard Plaza
Last Friday of Every Month, 5 – 7 p.m.
For an exciting world-class contemporary art experience, visit Santa Fe’s hip Railyard Arts District for the Last Friday Art Walk.

Meow Wolf
10 a.m – 8 p.m., Sunday – Thursday; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday
An arts production company that creates immersive, multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms.
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Santa Fe Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Voted one of the Top Ten Farmers’ Markets by Sunset Magazine, this is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country.
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Sky Railway
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Climb aboard and expect the unexpected as you travel the historic rail between Santa Fe and Lamy.
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Vamanos Santa Fe Walks
The Santa Fe Conservation Trust offers free walks through some of Northern New Mexico’s most scenic preserves, led by experts who can answer all your burning questions. There are 30 free walks and hikes from May through October.
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Sunday Get Down Drag Brunch
Jean Cocteau Cinema
Sundays (check schedule), 12 p.m.
Hosted by Brandi, and featuring appearances by some of the top drag divas in the region, with music provided by DJ Matthew Soto.
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Geeks Who Drink
Jean Cocteau Cinema
Every Monday, 7 p.m.
Modeled after pub quizzes in Ireland and the U.K., Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz, and a great way to drink with friends without burning brain cells.
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Faculty Lounge Comedy Improv Live
Jean Cocteau Cinema
Tuesdays (check schedule), 7 p.m.
Escape into the hilarious world of improv with Santa Fe Playhouse’s Santa Fe Improv troupe, made up of teachers and students.
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Miercoles Musical
Jean Cocteau Cinema
Wednesdays (check schedule), 7 p.m.
Hosted by Carlos Medina, and featuring live music from some of the best local acts, and drink specials that will leave you buzzing.
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All Fierce Comedy Show
Jean Cocteau Cinema
3rd Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m.
Join host Graviel De La Plaga (aka Carlos Medina) for an evening of mariachis, margaritas, and comedic mayhem.
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90s Night
Social Kitchen + Bar
Every Monday, 4 – 10 p.m.
Located within the Sage Hotel, The Social Kitchen + Bar invites you to remember your youth on 90s Night, every Monday.
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LGBT “Plus Plus” Night
Social Kitchen + Bar
Every Thursday, 4 – 10 p.m.
Located within the Sage Hotel, The Social Kitchen + Bar invites you to their weekly LGBT “Plus Plus” Night, every Thursday.
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The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Company
New Mexico’s oldest and most award-winning microbrewery, with concerts happening weekly.
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La Fiesta Lounge
Enjoy casual New Mexican cuisine, enticing cocktails and eclectic live music by talented locals every night of the week.
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Meow Wolf
Named one of the best small music venues in the country by Yelp, catch eclectic performers from around the world, every week.
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Social Kitchen + Bar
Located inside the Sage Hotel in the heart of Santa Fe, this fun little bar dishes up south by southwest comfort cuisine, alongside themed nights, and music by regional favorites Second Chances on Wednesday nights, and the Widow Oxley on Friday nights.
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Tesuque Casino
Northern New Mexico’s newest casino offers up a limited menu and live music seven days a week, from popular bands and musicians.
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Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
Grab a bite and an award-winning brew, or a signature drink, and listen to the best music Santa Fe has to offer, from local legends to national touring acts.
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